propagule

noun prop·a·gule \ ˈprä-pə-ˌgyül \

Definition of propagule

:a structure (such as a cutting, a seed, or a spore) that propagates a plant

Origin and Etymology of propagule

New Latin propagulum, from Latin propages slip


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